(DETROITNEWS) — Detroit— Vice President Joe Biden on Monday rallied Metro area workers and urged them not to give up on a fight for worker equality.
Taking the stage at the site of the old Tiger Stadium just after 10 a.m., Biden said Americans need to start asking the right questions about what is going on in American workplace.
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Ask why corporate productivity has gone up eight times more than workers’ salaries; why millionaires pay 15 percent in taxes when a GM worker earning $55,000 pays 25 percent; why the tax code is tilted in favor of the wealthy, he said.
“Folks there is something wrong with this picture,” Biden told hundreds of labor supporters. “We have got to restore the bargain established by unions ... If we don’t, America is in real trouble.